The World Energy Council Polish Member Committee, supported by the former Polish Ministry of Economy, now the Ministry of Energy, recently held a conference entitled: ‘Role of combined heat and power (CHP) in Polish Energy Policy to 2050’. Henryk Majchrzak, President of the Polish Member Committee, said: “The high-efficiency of CHP means that it can make a very significant contribution to improving our National Power System.”
Tomasz Dąbrowski, counsellor in the new Ministry of Energy, announced that Poland’s priority projects to 2050 would include CHP because of its high efficiency. Other speakers spoke on the role of the CHP as a fundamental element in efficient heating systems, the integration of CHP into the National Power System, support mechanisms for CHP and assessment of the cost of support mechanisms and social benefits resulting from the development of CHP.
The recommendations of the conference were: